Documents For: Structure

Minutes for Structure Working Group 01/13/12

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STRUCTURE WORKING GROUP Regular Meeting January 13, 2012 Members Present: Daniel (facilitator), Patrick, Chanel, Itzhak, Calvin, Lawton, Sean Meeting convened at 6:00p.m. The following agenda is set for this meeting: 1) Discussion of changes to the General Assembly and Spokes Council meeting schedules. 2) Discussion of a proposal to validate blocks. 3) Discussion of present […]

Meeting minutes, January 6

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Structure meeting: 1/16/12 Start time: 5:55 Patrick facilitates (asks that someone else facilitate next meeting) Proposed agenda itmes: indturoctions mission statement twice a week meetings how to address/review ideas on the Spokes admin/webpage disciplining members blocks/modified consensus purpose of the lister serve structural issues Introductions: Sean Dan Jennifer Susan Patrick Votes: Top issues: Crafting mission […]

Operations Group Registration Form

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Group Registration Form Name of Group ____________________________________________________________________________   Contact email(s)________________________________________ Phone(s)_______________________   Is your group open for anyone to join?        Yes___________           No___________   How does your group actively try to include the voices of people who are marginalized by larger society? (women, POC, GLBTQ, etc) _________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________   If you have regular meetings, when and […]

meeting process proposal

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Spokes Council Meeting Process Orientation and Opening (15 minutes) Review Agenda (Discussion Items & Proposals – set in advance with Facilitation) Operation Group/Caucus Report Backs Length: 1 minute maximum for each. If organized as a cluster, 1 min/group. Can request 30 sec more. Groups encouraged to pass if they don’t have report back pertaining to […]

Structure WG minutes November 8

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Structure Working Group November 8 minutes.     Stefan facilitating, Daniel taking stack. Ambrose: Questions about last night and structure for tomorrow night.   Sully: yesterday was just getting everybody together and getting what everybody agrees on. We could figure out OG and caucuses that everybody agreed on. Some groups are going to be shorter […]

Final Proposal (Thursday Oct 27 Afternoon)

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OWS Structure Proposal        (A Living Document) — Submitted by the Structure Working Group Summary Since September 17th Occupy Wall Street (OWS) has grown and inspired occupations around the globe. The General Assembly (GA) is at the heart of this movement.  It provides a forum for political discussion and a plurality of ideas. It is, […]

Latest Proposal (Wed Oct 26 evening)

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Working Group & Caucus Spokes Council Proposal       (A Living Document) — Submitted by the Structure Working Group   Summary The General Assembly (GA) is the heart of our movement. It welcomes new people in, it gives them an immediate voice, and it introduces them to the power of direct democracy. The GA is an institution […]

Minutes from Oct 23 Teach-in part 1

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Reporting for yes magazine, asks to set in.   Yesterday it was decided that the guy from the new york times couldn’t sit in on the meeting   Yes magazine is an alternative eprogressive mag, different character than the new york times.  Im comfortable with movement meda not mainstream media.  New york times is horrible […]

Minutes from Oct 22 Teach-In

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Minutes starting at 2:40 Occuiers have their own spoke.  People who aren’t living there and aren’t in a working group don’t have representation. Layout on the paper is syndicational… Segregation of groups. *People might get fired if they’re identified by the media as involved in the spokes council. *If we claim to represent people then […]

Proposal From Tonight

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Working Group & Caucus Spokes Council Proposal Submitted by the Structure Working Group Download available at www.nycga.net/spokes-council   This is a living document.   Summary With the unbelievable success and growth of our movement over the past month, we find ourselves in need of a more transparent, accountable and functional structure for Working Groups and […]